Charlie Chan is brought in when an archaeologist disappears while excavating ancient art treasures in Egypt. Charlie must sort out the stories of the archaeological team, deal with the crazed son of the missing scientist, learn why priceless treasures are falling into the hands of private collectors, and battle many seemingly supernatural events.
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A former POW is set up to take the fall for a smuggler who is involved with agents behind the Iron Curtain. This show is also known as Treasury Men In Action.
One of several film adaptations of Agatha Christie’s best-sellingmystery novel And Then There Were None concerning several people summoned to an island retreat by a mysterious stranger, only to meet their ends one by one.
David Manners plays a crusading studio writer, Adrienne Ames plays an actress, Bela Lugosi plays a studio manager, and Edward Van Sloan plays a film director. The comedy thriller features three leading players from the previous year’s Dracula (Lugosi, Manners, and Van Sloan), and was the first film directed by Edwin L. Marin.
The show was based on the exploits of clean-cut, square-jawed Rocky Jones, the best known of the Space Rangers. These were Earth-based space policemen who patrolled the United Worlds of the Solar System in the not-too-distant future. Rocky and his crew would routinely blast-off in a V-2-like chemically-fueled, upright rocketship, the Orbit Jet XV-2, or later the nearly identical Silver Moon XV-3, on missions to moons and planetoids where the odds of success seemed remote yet they would always prevail.
Another James Lee Wong mystery places Mr. Wong (Boris Karloff) in San Francisco’s Chinatown when a smuggling ring on the waterfront kills Captain Street’s best friend Dan O’Grady.
Here’s a midnight movie from 1985. Earth is destroyed by a nuclear war and a team manning a space based nuclear weapons platform returns to Mad Max world. It is truly bad, but somehow fun at the same time.